Mr. Chow, who co-founded the Golden Harvest studio, helped propel Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan to global fame.
It’s a ridiculous movie, but Jackie Chan is still the most talented and witty athlete in cinema.
A profiteering mayor threatens to displace a city park’s animal residents unless a grumpy squirrel named Surly can wreck his plans.
Mr. Chan mugs and thwarts assailants in this harmless international romp.
Mr. Chan, 62, dazzles in this action movie set during the Second Sino-Japanese War, but the most challenging moves are left to younger stuntmen.
The legend in martial arts cinema has more than 200 credits as an actor, director, producer and writer. And, now, he has an Honorary Academy Award.
“I still can’t believe I’m standing here; it’s a dream,” Mr. Chan said. Anne V. Coates, Lynn Stalmaster and Frederick Wiseman also received awards.
In “Skiptrace,” Jackie Chan tries the unlikely-buddy conceit again, this time with Johnny Knoxville.
Mr. Chan will join the film editor Anne V. Coates, the documentarian Frederick Wiseman and the casting director Lynn Stalmaster in being honored at the Governors Awards.